#WhatsNext Internet of Things (IoT)

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Mettā Nairobi

14 Riverside

Belgravia Building, 6/F Wing A

Nairobi, Nairobi County


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Mpesa Pay Bill No. 260922 Nest Group Africa

Account No. WNIOT

Instructions: Go to M-PESA & select Pay Bill

Nest in partnership with Aeris will be hosting the #WhatsNext IoT panel discussion on 22nd May from 6.00pm-8.30pm at Mettā Nairobi. The event will provide a platform through which participants can explore ways of opening the market to incorporate IoT technology and discuss the potential impact of IoT across multiple social impact sectors in Africa.

Objectives of the event:

  1. Showcasing what Internet of Things (IoT) makes possible.

  2. Understanding how enterprises can use IoT to deliver impact.

  3. Highlighting case studies of successful deployment of IoT in Africa.

  4. Exchanging ideas of how we can bring new IoT solutions to the market.

Key Highlights

1. Presentation on "IoT for Social Impact: "The future is here. It’s just not widely distributed yet” by Harry Plant.

2. Diversified panel consisting of:

  1. Harry Plant- VP- Social Impact, Aeris

  2. Jehiel Oliver- CEO, Hello Tractor

  3. Caitlin Dolkart- Founder, Flare by Capsule

  4. Snehar Shah- GM- East Africa, Azuri Technologies

  5. Roy Allela- Software Engineer, Intel Corporation

  6. Jon Lenchener- Chief Scientist, IBM Research Africa

The panel will be moderated by Dr. Kamau Gachigi who is the Executive Director, Gearbox.

Who should attend?

  • Social impact companies (both non-profit & profit) with a goal of incorporating IoT connectivity platforms in their products & processes.

  • Emerging technologies enthusiasts keen on learning ways of incorporating IoT technology in the market.

  • Corporates & Investors with a social impact focus looking to understand the dynamics and channels through which they can leverage IoT to achieve their goals.

  • Beginners who are generally curious.

All are welcome!

**The #WhatsNext series regularly sells out. Please note:

1. Registration without payment does not guarantee a seat. Therefore please ensure you follow up registration with payment through our Pay Bill number provided above.

2. Video and Audio content may be be recorded by the Mettā team

3. Mettā can only offer a refund once you submit proof of payment and request for a refund at least 24 hours prior to the event. Kindly note that request for refunds that fall outside the stipulated timelines will not be considered.

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